Alessandra Ambrosio and Isabeli Fontana are Balmain’s new model army for Vogue Brasil

Balmain is on the rise. After watching the Balmain SS17 runway show, fashion critics hailed Olivier Rousteing’s evolution. Embellished with intricate embroidery his new collection was a revelation for many. “There were cut-outs on bodices that revealed a good bit of underboob, fashion’s new erogenous zone. Slits extended way up the front of both thighs. And provocatively placed sheer bits drew the eyes to the hips and derrière” reported Vogue’s Nicole Phelps.

“For evening, he proposed long split-seam dresses pavéd with multicolour crystals in Art Deco motifs and slinky chain mail dresses à la Versace”.

Alessandra Ambrosio and Isabeli Fontana are Balmain's new model army for Vogue Brasil

“The Balmain Army has shed its armor,” said Rousteing. “Whatever I do, even if I cover up my girls, people can say it’s vulgar. But this is what it is. I think it’s really chic, really French. It’s Paris how I see it.”

Alessandra Ambrosio and Isabeli Fontana are Balmain's new model army for Vogue Brasil

Celebrating his ode to femininity, supermodels Alessandra Ambrosio and Isabeli Fontana team up for the cover story of Vogue Brazil‘s October 2016 edition. Lensed by fashion photographer Mariano Vivanco, Balmain is in the spotlight as the two Brazilian beauties are dressed in fall-winter 2016 collection. The models are styled by Balmain creative director, Olivier Rousteing, himself who is no stranger to the limelight, joining them for a picture.

Alessandra Ambrosio and Isabeli Fontana are Balmain's new model army for Vogue Brasil

Alessandra Ambrosio and Isabeli Fontana are Balmain's new model army for Vogue Brasil

Alessandra Ambrosio and Isabeli Fontana are Balmain's new model army for Vogue Brasil

Alessandra Ambrosio and Isabeli Fontana are Balmain's new model army for Vogue Brasil

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